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Plenary round-up – June I 2021

Members approved by an overwhelming majority the proposed EU Digital Covid Certificate for EU nationals as well as the parallel proposal covering third-country nationals. Parliament agreed to an accelerated procedure to consider these proposals. Continue reading

The place of women in European film productions: Fighting the celluloid ceiling

The sexual assault allegations brought against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein laid bare the painful reality for scores of women working in the film industry around the world. However, sexual harassment is seemingly just the tip of the iceberg in an industry where gender inequalities relating to biased representation and pay are arguably systematic and pervasive. Continue reading

Film makers [What Europe does for you]

With European elections coming up in May 2019, you probably want to know how the European Union impacts your daily life, before you think about voting. In the latest in a series of posts on what Europe does for you, your family, your business and your wellbeing, we look at what Europe does for film makers. Continue reading

LUX Prize – Ten years of support for EU cinema

Written by Ivana Katsarova, This year Parliament marks the 10th anniversary of one of its best known cultural initiatives – the LUX Film Prize – awarded annually by the institution since 2007. Over the last 10 years, the prize has contributed to the promotion of 100 films, supporting the dissemination of European (co)productions in a … Continue reading

LUX Prize increases audience for European films

Written by Conall Devaney The LUX Prize 2014 was today awarded to ‘Ida’ directed by Paweł Pawlikowski, succeeding last year’s winner, ‘The Broken Circle Breakdown’ by Felix van Groeningen. The vote among MEPs between the three shortlisted films concluded yesterday, with the prize awarded during the European Parliament’s monthly plenary session in Strasbourg. The LUX … Continue reading

An overview of Europe’s film industry

Written by Ivana Katsarova In spite of the fact that Europe pioneered both technological and content innovation in cinema, at present the EU film landscape is characterised by the strong presence of Hollywood productions. In 2013, they held a share of nearly 70% of the EU market, while European productions represented only 26%. What makes … Continue reading

December’s plenary session

Written by Conall Devaney The European Parliament’s final 2014 plenary session takes place between 15 and 18 December in Strasbourg. Although legislative business is not yet in full swing as the new Commission finds its feet, the European Parliamentary Research Service has prepared notes for Members on a number of items on the agenda. On … Continue reading

Supporting the European film industry

Written by Ivana Katsarova 6 language versions available in PDF format Die Unterstützung der europäischen Filmindustrie El apoyo a la industria cinematográfica europea Soutenir l’industrie cinématographique européenne Sostegno all’industria cinematografica europea Wsparcie dla europejskiej branży filmowej Supporting the European film industry Cinema was born in Europe, but at present the European film landscape is characterised … Continue reading

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